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The Duke Endowment is a private foundation established in 1924 by James B. Duke.


James B. Duke and his family were innovative business leaders and visionary philanthropists. The foundation is considered to be his philanthropic legacy.


The Duke Endowment has worked to help people strengthen communities in North and South Carolina through nurturing children, promoting health, educating minds, and enriching spirits.

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www.dukeendowment.org

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In It for Life: University Announces the Duke Climate Commitment
Foundation: Duke Endowment

President, Vince Price | Climate Commitment “We are also a community dedicated to purpose and commitment, a community brimming with innovation...more

Two agencies earn COVID-19 grants | Local | reflector.com
Foundation: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, North Carolina Community Foundation, Duke Endowment

More than a year after the first North Carolina Healing Communities Fund grants were issued by the North Carolina Community Foundation, the...more

$4.25M in COVID relief grants distributed to NC nonprofits by North Carolina Community Foundation
Foundation: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, North Carolina Community Foundation, Duke Endowment

More than a year after the first North Carolina Healing Communities Fund grants were issued by the North Carolina Community...more

MUSC Foundation receives record $4.6M in grants from The Duke Endowment - Post and Courier
Foundation: Duke Endowment

The Medical University of South Carolina Foundation has received four grants totaling $4.59 million from The Duke...more

McLeod Health Foundation receives grants totaling $1.225M from The Duke Endowment
Foundation: Duke Endowment

FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $1,225,000 to provide home-based primary care...more

Duke Counts $517 Million in Private Donations | Duke Today
Foundation: Duke Endowment

... year that Duke raised more than $500 million in philanthropic support. ... See the impact of philanthropy at Duke in the 2021 Annual Impact...more

Subject: Billions to Fight Poverty; Funds for Racial Justice; Giving Is Strong but Uneven
Foundation: Duke Endowment

What sets it apart from other philanthropic work, say experts, is that it is ... Associated Press exploring racial justice and equity efforts in...more

The new new thing in philanthropy? Cash.
Foundation: Google.org, Duke Endowment, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Druckenmiller Foundation

This is smart because government dollars dwarf the available philanthropic resources. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, for its part, has...more

Carolina Caring awarded grant for pediatric program
Foundation: Duke Endowment

HICKORY — Carolina Caring has been awarded a $700,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to help fund Cardinal Kids, its...more



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